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Wonderful Town musical (1953)

The histrionics ‘Wonderful Town’ was featured on Broadway in Winter Garden Theatre from February 1953 to July of the next year. 559 performances were released. The producer of the show became R. Fryer, director – G. Abbott. The lyrics were written by B. Comden & A. Green, composer was L. Bernstein, choreography staged by D. Saddler. The following actors were involved: R. Russell, E. Adams, G. Gaynes & C. Channing.

The show premiered in London’s West End in February 1955. 207 stagings were shown in total. From August 1986 to March 1987, musical was hosted by Queen's Theatre with M. Lipman in the title role. In late 1958, it was broadcast live by CBS Television.

In 2003, there was a revival of the show. Directed by K. Marshall, with such actors: D. Murphy, J. Westfeldt & G. Edelman. The spectacular went from November 2003 to January 2005. Almost 500 performances were exhibited. During this period, Brooke Shields played the role of Ruth.

During the period 2006-2007, company Music Theatre Associates organized the national tour. The German version of the performance is to be shown in December 2016 in Dresden’s Staatsoperette.
Release date: 1953
Last Update:August, 02nd 2016

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